|Born||November 16, 1955|
|Died||December 24, 2020|
|Occupation||Iranian , Islamist, Italian translator and Professor|
Anna Vanzan (1955-2020) is an Iranian and Islamologist interested in the Middle East. Her research is mainly focused on Iran, Central Asia and the sub continent (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Muslim India).
Biography[edit | edit source]
Anna Vanzan graduated in Oriental Languages and Cultures (University Of Ca’ Foscari, Venice), she received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies at New York University. She mainly deals with gender issues in Islamic countries, in many of which she has done research. She has taught courses in Italian and foreign universities and currently teaches History and Culture of the Middle East (University of Pavia).
Selected Research and Publications[edit | edit source]
Book[edit | edit source]
Article[edit | edit source]
- PREMIO ALLA CARRIERA PER DIFFUSIONE CULTURA PERSIANA
- SUNNITI, SCIITI E IL SANTUARIO DI ZEYNAB A DAMASCO
- MOURNING IS BEAUTIFUL: TA’ZIYEH AND GENDER AFFIRMATION IN SOUTH IRAN
- FEMMINISMI ISLAMICI SUL SITO DI STORIA&STORICI
- NUOVO COMMENTO SU LE DONNE DI ALLAH
- MOHARRAM AGITATO IN IRAN
Awards and Honors[edit | edit source]
- In 2017 she received from the Ministry of Culture (MIBACT) the career award for translation work was the spread of Persian culture in Italy.